This week in Armenia: Parliament approves the State Budget for 2018, the Domestic Violence bill gets ratified with concessions to please all parties and official comments on inflation and poverty in Armenia give way to a wave of criticism. More on these and other stories in The Week in Review.
In this EVN Podcast, Raffi Meneshian interviews poet, musician, and academic, Arto Vaun about his unusual path from Boston to L.A., Scotland to Berlin, Beirut to Yerevan, and the complexities, beauty, and questions of being transnational in the 21st century. Vaun is a member of the EVN Report editorial board.
In this podcast, well-known philosopher and literary critic Marc Nichanian shares his views on Western Armenian literature, the Catastrophe (Genocide), and the present Armenian reality.